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MBA Student Faten Hijazi in Women's International Perspective
Monday, Jan. 31, 2011
Faten Hijazi, a recent participant in the Global Business Perspective trip to Turkey, wrote a reflection piece for the Women's International Perspective website on her experience as a professional woman wearing a headscarf in the U.S. and in Turkey.
In the article she describes how, as an American Muslim woman wearing a headscarf, she has faced hostility and harassment in the U.S.. She said she was expecting something different in Turkey, where the population is overwhelmingly Muslim, but was dismayed to discover a different kind of discrimination.